The Mountaineers Books NOLS Wilderness Guide
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The National Outdoor Leadership School's newly revised and updated Wilderness Guide provides outdoor enthusiasts everywhere with the latest information on equipment and backcountry camping and hiking techniques. Author Mark Harvey, a long-time NOLS instructor and freelance writer, delves into everything from planning a trip to monitoring changing weather conditions, orienting a map, and preparing fresh-baked bread in a wilderness setting.The new edition is a compilation of tried-and-true NOLS skills and methods tested and practiced by students and instructors in the backcountry for more than 30 years. Learning through experience has always been top priority at NOLS, and Harvey's book contains valuable information for anyone interested in experiencing the backcountry. Expert mountaineers to novices interested in venturing beyond the backyard will enjoy Harvey's easy to understand, user-friendly and often entertaining prose.